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Boathouse Restaurant

3210 Lake Shore Dr, Lake George, NY 12845-6511
+1 518-668-2389
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“salmon salad” (3 reviews)
“steamers” (8 reviews)
“pretzels” (5 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3210 Lake Shore Dr, Lake George, NY 12845-6511
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Reviewed yesterday

We spotted this restaurant while on the Mohigan cruise line...this restaurant is tucked away off 9N (lake Shore Drive)....you park on level ground but need to walk down a fairly steep hill....coming back up there was a young man driving a golf cart to take...More

Thank Mitchell R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had lunch outside overlooking the lake. Very relaxing. Food and drinks were good and kids menu had several choices. Grounds are gorgeous and I hope to stay at the Lodges next time.

Thank missa05
Jennica V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I'm glad you and your family had a relaxing lunch with us! Hope you'll get a chance to stay at the Lodges next time -- I know you'll enjoy it. All the best, Jennica V.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went for lunch and sat outside since the weather was wonderful. The view of the lake is great depending on where you sit. We were put over in the corner and our view was blocked by boats. The menu isn't that big. I had the...More

1  Thank Chrissyike9307
Jennica V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I do wish the food could have made a better impression, Chrissy -- if there was something off with yours or your daughter's salad, we would have looked into it. In any case, I am glad you enjoyed lunch overall -- hope the rest of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful view and restaurant , we had a large group apron 25 people Hostess was very accommodating . The wait staff was excellent . Now the food..... The rolls were cold the salad was average clam chowder was typical canned soup not good . baked...More

Thank Dcoopernh
Jennica V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I'm disappointed to hear how your meal went -- especially since both the view and our service could impress. You're right to expect our clam chowder, stuffed sole, and shrimp to all be properly prepared, so I hope you had a chance to speak to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped at the boathouse after a day of touring the Lake. Service was excellent, we did not have to wait to get a table and the server was very attentive. The food was excellent, my wife had a snapper special that was very good. Pricing...More

Thank HighFlyerNJ
Jennica V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

It's wonderful you and your wife got to take in the scenery while enjoying a fantastic meal with us! Hope the rest of your visit to the lake went just as well. All the best, Jennica V.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is wonderful, our waitress was so sweet, but the food was not stellar... no taste, the salad was half wilted, wings tasted like they were reheated, undercooked scallop... not going back again...More

Thank Carmen C
Jennica V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm sorry to hear this, Carmen -- you're right to expect our food to be fresh and full of flavor. Your description of the salad, wings, and scallop are far from the standard we're known for, so your waitress would have looked into it if...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to drive up and see Lake George after the 6th race at Saratoga. It took about 30 minutes to get there and was an easy drive, and was it worth it?! We were met in the lot by a polite gentleman in a...More

Thank ShannonB150
Jennica V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, Shannon, am I thrilled you really enjoyed your meal here! It's wonderful that everything went well from the moment the gentleman in the golf cart approached you. Thanks for stopping by after the race in Saratoga -- I look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose the Boathouse Restaurant after reading some great reviews on this site. Unfortunately, our experience did not live up to the stellar reviews here. We were looking for lakeside dining for our group of four to celebrate a special occasion. We weren't deterred by...More

1  Thank 37Jim
Jennica V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am sorry if service seemed a bit off, Jim -- especially since it was the stellar reviews here that convinced you to give us a try. You're right to always expect our team to be attentive, so anything but doesn't sit right with me....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is good. Really good, in fact. The high rating is also based on the service -- wait staff always making sure your breadbasket and water glasses are full -- AND the scenery. Can't beat the view on the lake! There is also drivers...More

1  Thank Abdul S
Jennica V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review on TripAdvisor as well, Abdul! I'm thrilled you got to enjoy a wonderful meal while taking in the scenery -- hope to see you again next time you're around. All the best, Jennica V.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice location, beautiful view of the Lake, good service, food average. Hubby and I started with steamers, they were sweet and delicious. Friends opted for soup for starter, no starter for other friend. Chowder was good. Salad came with all the meals. Dinner - Filet...More

Thank Jeannene A
Jennica V, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm thrilled the freshness of yours and your husband's meal could really shine through, Jeannene! Thanks for stopping by for a lovely dinner by the lake -- hope the rest of your trip went just as well. All the best, Jennica V.

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10 July 2017|
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Response from TheLodgesOffice | Property representative |
Hi! You can absolutely dock your boat!
12 August 2016|
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Response from Leo D | Reviewed this property |
sorry late responding casual dress code
12 June 2016|
Response from lakegeorgelodges | Property representative |
Hi, please check out our menu on our website! There are some great options!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3210 Lake Shore Dr, Lake George, NY 12845-6511
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake George
  • Phone Number: +1 518-668-2389
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The Boathouse Restaurant on Lake George at The Lodges at Cresthaven is a place to relax and enjoy casual or fine shoreline dining, stunning views, and exemplary service. At The Lodges at Cresthaven in Lake George, dining at The Boathouse Restaurant lets you enjoy splendid water's edge views from the shores of our exceptional lakefront location. Originally built in 1876 as part of the Abenin estate - once owned by New York Times Publisher, Adolph Ochs - The Boathouse Restaurant offers dining on Lake George with an atmosphere steeped in Adirondack charm, history and unlimited Lake George views. Whether you're enjoying a summer lunch or a nightly dinner, our lakefront restaurant is the perfect setting for any occasions. Lake George Weddings, private parties and special events are also welcome, with lovely Adirondack lodge-style vacation rentals on Lake George available for you and all of your guests! The Boathouse Restaurant will delight your senses. Your table is waiting!
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